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Accommodation Support Worker First Housing Aid

  • Closing Date: 16 April 2021
  • Location: Based in our Shepherd’s View Young Parents’ Project, Derry/Londonderry
  • Salary: £18,189 per annum
  • Hours: 37.5 (shift rota basis)
  • Job Ref: ASWSV/R8/01
Work with NIFHA

First Housing Aid & Support Services
(Registered Charity No: NIC105748)

About Us
You will work for a leading voluntary sector, non-profit making organisation that provides professional advice on housing in Northern Ireland and solutions for people who find themselves in housing difficulties.

Our Shepherd’s View Young Parents’ Project provides supported accommodation for young parents’ age 16-25yrs.

Your New Role at Shepherd’s View
You will work in partnership with parents and children, in an accommodation setting, developing supportive relationships that empower and enable them to maximise their potential as individuals and as parents.

What we Need from You

Minimum Criteria (a Full Job Description and Personnel Specification is available in the Candidate Information Pack)

  • Minimum of three GCSE’s at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language.
  • A relevant qualification in Health and Social Care or related field (minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent)
  • At least two years recent experience of working in accommodation or community work setting, providing support to vulnerable young parents aged 16-25 years.
  • IT skills

It should be noted that the criteria for this post may be enhanced to facilitate short listing.

How to Apply
Please forward your completed application form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form (found at Work with us | First Housing ( to: by Friday, 16 April 2021 at 12 noon.  (Tel: 07921056728)

Access NI checks will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed.

This position is also subject to compulsory registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.  (NISCC)


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer